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Spike Lee Unedited: Hollywood Knows Nothing About Black People

At this year's Sundance Film Festival, the film director Spike Lee surprised audiences with a fiery tirade, peppered with expletives, explaining his feelings regarding the treatment of black people in the film industry. Lee did...

Spike Lee Why He Financed His Latest Movie

When Spike Lee was asked following the screening of his movie Red Hook Summer at the Sundance film festival what he would have done differently if he had access to a big Hollywood budget, he...

Eddie Murphy In Line For Mayoral Role

Eddie Murphy is in talks to star in a biopic about controversial US mayor Marion Barry.The comedian - who recently stepped down from hosting the Oscars - is being attached to the family friendly film...

Billy Crystal, Comedy Icon, Returning To The Oscars

Billy Crystal will host the 2012 Academy Awards following the shock departure of actor Eddie Murphy, with the 63-year-old comedian confirming the news on his Twitter page on Thursday (10th November 2011).The comedy veteran has...

Ricky Gervais, Billy Crystal Or Chris Rock For Oscars Host?

Ricky Gervais appears to be leading the race to host the Oscars in 2012, by openly suggesting he would give Hollywood a "two for one offer" by helming both the Golden Globes and the Academy...

Tom Hanks, Jay-jay Z And Rock Join Obama For 50th Birthday Bash

Tom Hanks, rapper Jay Z and comedian Chris Rock were among the special guests invited to the White House on Thursday (04Aug11) to celebrate President Barack Obama's 50th birthday.The U.S. leader marked the milestone with...

Jennifer Lopez Gets Support From Twins On Film Set

Jennifer Lopez was supported by her twins as she filmed her new movie today (27.07.11).The 42-year-old actress - who split from her husband of seven years Marc Anthony earlier this month - was spotted spending...

Chris Rock's Play Recoups

Comedian Chris Rock's Broadway bow is officially a hit - The Motherf**Ker With The Hat has recouped its budget.The acclaimed new play opened earlier this year (11) and its success prompted producers to extended the...

From Queen Of Talk To Teacher, Oprah Winfrey Changes Direction

Oprah Winfrey, who's nationally and internationally successful talk show, 'The Oprah Winfrey Show', ended in May of this year, has signed on to teach life lessons entitled 'It's Life 101' to the students at an...

Jennifer Lopez To Be Replaced By Shakira On American Idol?

Jennifer Lopez is continuing to stall her contract negotiations with American Idol, but her plans could backfire as television executives begin to search for her replacement, according to the UK's Daily Mail. Lopez is the...

Tracy Morgan Visits Homeless Gay Teens In Nyc

Tracy Morgan caused a storm last weekend when his anti-gay comedy routine was posted on Facebook, in which he claimed that being gay was 'not biological' and that he would stab his son to death...

Chris Rock 'Assumed' He Would Have A Teleprompter For Broadway Play

Comedian Chris Rock "assumed" Broadway actors read their lines off a teleprompter until he made his own debut this year (11).Rock, who currently stars in the play The Motherf**ker With the Hat, admits when he...

Chris Rock 'Offended' By Tracy Morgan's Comments

Chris Rock has taken aim at Tracy Morgan for his controversial gay jokes after initially defending the troubled TV funnyman.The 30 Rock star hit headlines last week (ends12Jun11) after making a series of offensive comments...

Tracy Morgan Anti-gay Rant: More Celeb Reactions

Tracy Morgan recently apologised for his homophobic rant at a stand-up show, after some of its contents appeared on Facebook, as Contactmusic.com reported yesterday. Now it seems that celebrities are lining up to either attack...

Catherine Zeta-jones To Present At Tonys

Catherine Zeta-Jones is to be one of the presenters at next month's Tony Awards.The 41-year-old star - who, at last year's ceremony, was named Best Leading Actress for her role in Broadway musical 'A Little...

Chris Rock Fails To Win Over Critics In Broadway Debut

Comedian Chris Rock has failed to win over critics with his Broadway debut in The Motherf**Ker With The Hat, with reviewers highlighting his "inexperience" onstage.The actor plays Ralph, an Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor who tries to...

David Letterman Receives Excellence Award

David Letterman received the highest honour at the first annual US Comedy Awards on Saturday night (26.03.11).The 63-year-old talk show host picked up the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the ceremony at the...

Chris Rock's Broadway Show Comes To A Halt

Chris Rock's Broadway show came to a sudden halt on Thursday night (17Mar11) when his co-star Annabella Sciorra forgot her lines onstage.The funnyman makes his debut on the famed New York stage in Stephen Adly...

Chris Rock Heading To Broadway

Chris Rock is set to swap stand-up for the New York stage after signing up to make his Broadway debut later this year (11).The comedian will play a drug counsellor in Stephen Adly Guirgis' controversial...

Love 'Saved' Rock From Fight With Law

COURTNEY LOVE "saved" CHRIS ROCK from a potential fight with JUDE LAW after the actor was left unimpressed by the funnyman's gags at the 2005 Oscars.Rock famously poked fun at the Sherlock Holmes star during...

Franco Unconcerned About Possibly Bombing At Oscars

James Franco insists he's not putting his career on the line by co-hosting the Academy Awards show with Anne Hathaway this month. In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Franco said, "Look, they know we're...

Jerry Seinfeld's 1m London Payday

Jerry Seinfeld is getting £1 million for a one-off stand-up show in London.The American comedian - best known for playing himself in TV sitcom 'Seinfeld' - will receive the huge sum for the 90-minute set...

Rock Rescues Pregnant Woman

CHRIS ROCK came to the rescue of a pregnant woman who went into labour at a shopping mall in New Jersey on Friday (10Dec10).The funnyman was browsing the aisles of the Neiman Marcus department store...

Naked Rock To Serve Hargitay Breakfast In Bed

CHRIS ROCK is set to strip off to bring MARISKA HARGITAY breakfast in bed - the actress bid $25,000 (£16,600) at a charity auction to have the comic serve her in the nude.The Law &...

Oprah Winfrey Honoured At Kennedy Centre Awards

Oprah Winfrey received an award at the 33rd Kennedy Centre Honours last night (06.12.10). The chat show host was one of five celebrities - along with Sir Paul McCartney, country singer Merle Haggard, Broadway composer...

Funnyman Rock Set For Broadway Debut

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is set to make his Broadway debut next year (11) in a new play about love, addiction and fidelity.Rock will appear opposite Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vazquez for...

Rock And Silverman Mourn Giraldo At Funeral

Comedians CHRIS ROCK and SARAH SILVERMAN were among the stars who paid tribute to tragic funnyman GREG GIRALDO as he was laid to rest in New York on Tuesday (05Oct10).Giraldo passed away last week (29Sep10),...

Rock Rants For Charity Auction

CHRIS ROCK helped a scorned woman take revenge on her ex-boyfriend during a performance on Saturday night (02Oct10) by calling his cellphone and blasting him with a foul-mouthed rant.The funnyman was taking part in The...

Comedy Stars Unite For Autism Show

Comedy stars including CHRIS ROCK, TINA FEY and RICKY GERVAIS came together in New York on Saturday (02Oct10) to perform in aid of an autism charity.Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Joel MCHale also...

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